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June 14, 2013

Panthers set Fan Fest at Bank of America Stadium for Aug. 3

After one week in Spartanburg this summer, the Panthers will return home to Bank of America Stadium for Fan Fest 2013 on Saturday, Aug. 3, the team announced on its Twitter account Friday.

Fan Fest will have games for kids as well as entertainment opportunities around the stadium. Gates will open at 2 p.m. The team will also host a scrimmage on the field.

Last year's Fan Fest drew an announced crowd of 22,070, the largest for the event since 1996.

After a scrimmage in which the score is unlikely to be kept, players will sign autographs for fans.

The Panthers will return to Spartanburg the following Monday for a few days before making their way back to Charlotte to play their first preseason game against the Chicago Bears on Friday, Aug. 9.

--Jonathan Jones

Posted by Observer Sports on June 14, 2013 at 11:26 AM | Permalink


Players didn't stay last year and sign autographs. My kids were disappointed

Posted by: Melvin | Jun 14, 2013 1:07:51 PM

Last year they had a mid-week open practice at the stadium, was pretty cool. Any word on if they're doing that again this year?

Posted by: Steve | Jun 14, 2013 3:42:29 PM

Yeah my kids were disappointed also. I'm going again this year and let's just hope the players know fans put bread on the table. Go PANTHERS!!!!!

Posted by: B. Scott | Jun 16, 2013 7:26:24 PM

Probably Cams idea not to sign autographs. Didn't want to cheapen the value of the signing he did at South Park mall

Posted by: Jimcat | Jun 17, 2013 7:30:14 PM

Low blow Jimcat.....i believe the money raised at Cam's southpark autograph session was given to charity

Posted by: Scott | Jun 17, 2013 9:32:40 PM

As a proud Panther fan...if you attend training camp, mid-wk open practice at the stadium, you would know Cam stays for autographs and at times has been the last player off the field.

Posted by: HG | Jun 18, 2013 5:48:48 PM

For the record I went to fan fest last year and got loads of autographs including Cam Newton

Posted by: Russ | Jun 29, 2013 1:04:11 PM

How much r tickets for fan feat.

Posted by: le greene | Jul 24, 2013 9:08:26 PM

Fan Fest is free, Le Greene...

Posted by: Mitchell | Jul 25, 2013 1:26:54 PM


Posted by: SUSAN BULL | Aug 1, 2013 3:01:13 PM

It doesn't matter if they sign autographs or not. I just want to be there to support my team. Any true fan should feel the same.

Posted by: Tuna Horton | Aug 2, 2013 10:33:19 PM

My name is Tina. Darn auto correct. I am from Charlotte and believe in our team.

Posted by: Tina Horton | Aug 2, 2013 10:35:32 PM

Cam? Cam who? Just kidding. Love the panthers, but I sure do miss the Redskins!!!!!

Posted by: Jim Horton | Aug 2, 2013 10:43:58 PM

are strollers allowed for the little ones?

Posted by: jan bragg | Aug 3, 2013 12:22:12 PM

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